H&P encourages historians to use their expertise to shed light on issues of the day. If you are interested in submitting an opinion piece for publication, please see our editorial guidelines. We currently have 293 Opinion Articles listed by date and they are all freely searchable by theme, author or keyword.
The history of smallpox's eradication shows how risky attempts at creating immunity can be, says Anita Guerrini.
Adrian Williamson asks what the government's stimulus plan of March might mean for the future.
Michael Bresalier shows that the backdrop of war to the 1918 pandemic, as well as the lack of global governance and the state of clinical knowledge, formed very different circumstances to those of today.
Mary Augusta Brazelton relates the history of a public health approach that has incorporated coercion, persuasion, education – and most recently, "medical diplomacy"
As supermarkets battle with shortages and vulnerable customers suffer, there are lessons we can learn from co-operation between companies and local and national government, says Mark Roodhouse
Kevin Siena explores the redefinition of 'essential work' and notes that this is not the first time the economically disadvantaged have been pushed into the front line of disease
The myth of the Blitz spirit could be actively dangerous, says Henry Irving - we need to define a Coronavirus spirit of our own, where engaged citizenship encourages social distancing
Jane Stevens Crawshaw on early modern Italy's experiences with quarantine - originating in Venice as a response to plague
Anne Hanley finds that women's sexual health choices are still subject to regulation with the moral overtones of a hundred years ago - and health outcomes may suffer as a result
The December 2019 general election campaign has been like no other - partly due to the lack of scrutiny.
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